• Miscellaneous Scholarships


    Helpful Information

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    Current Scholarships

     

    Innovation in Education - $500 monthly scholarship

    LA Tutors awards students who showcase their creativity and make positive impacts with a $500 Innovation in Education scholarship. On an ongoing monthly basis, this scholarship is open to all currently enrolled in high school and college students who showcase their creativity while helping those around them (whether that be in a creative fundraiser, inventive new app, series of blog posts on a particular theme, or another idea). The application deadline is 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month.

    Requirements:

    • Must be currently enrolled in high school or college
    • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent)
    • Must be a citizen, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada

    To Enter:

    • Visit our online application portal at https://www.latutors123.com/scholarship
    • Submit an essay describing their innovative project
    • Provide supporting documentation (letter of recommendation, news article/photo featuring their project, etc.)

     Mediacom Communication - $1000 World Class Scholarships to 60 high school seniors. 

    Scholarship recipients are given the flexibility to use the financial award to support post-secondary college costs or vocational training from any accredited institution starting in the fall of 2020. Award selection is based on academic achievement and leadership.

    Applications for Mediacom’s World Class Scholarships are available online at: www.mediacomworldclass.com. All high schools in Mediacom-served communities were sent informational cards asking school officials to make seniors aware of the scholarship and encourage submission of applications on or before February 15, 2020 deadline.  

    Applicants do not have to be Mediacom customers but must live in areas where Mediacom provides broadband, video, phone and other digital communication services. Recipients will be selected from the 21 states where Mediacom provides service.

     

    Porch Skilled Trade and Technology Scholarship - $3000 twice a year

    Requirements:

    • You must be 18 years or over and currently be enrolled as a high school senior, or in a community college, undergraduate, graduate, technical college, or vocational program, or be planning to enroll in a high school, community college, undergraduate, graduate, technical college, or vocational program during the 2019-2020 academic program in the United States.
    • You must have a minimum 3.4 GPA.
    • You must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to home services offered by Porch.

    You can find all the information related to the scholarship on the link below.

    Porch  Scholarship

     

    Heer Law Entrepreneurship Scholarship - $3000 CAD

    https://www.heerlaw.com/scholarship

    Requirements:

    • Must be currently attending university or college or set to attend during the 2019-2020 academic year;
    • Must provide an application submission, including a business plan for their current or prospective business which includes a section outlining their intellectual property strategy.
    • Must apply via email to scholarship@heerlaw.com and provide their name, address, university or college, major and expected graduation month and year.

     

    Arizona CPA Accounting Scholarship - $1000 

    https://www.ascpa.com/files/highschool_scholarship_2020.pdf

    The Arizona CPA Foundation for Education and Innovation influences the choices of high potential students to enter the accounting profession in Arizona. It supports efforts of the Arizona Society of CPAs to attract and prepare individuals with the highest potential for contribution to the accounting profession in Arizona through initiatives in formal education

    Requirements:

    • Following high school graduation, recipient must enroll in an Arizona university or community college as a fulltime student in the fall semester 
    • Recipient must designate his or her major in accounting 
    • Recipient must be a legal U.S. resident and current resident of Arizona 
    • Complete and submit a scholarship application, required supporting materials and documentation by the specified deadline

     

    Dorrance Scholarship Program - awards up to 36 scholarships annually ($12,000 per year)

    http://www.dorrancescholarship.org/applicants/az-hs-senior/

    Created to provide financial and academic support for Arizona’s eligible first-generation college students.

    Requirements:

    • seniors in good standing who will graduate from an accredited Arizona high school
    • first generation to attend college (neither parent/stepparent holds a four-year degree)
    • minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA (weighted or unweighted)
    • minimum combined SAT score of 1120 OR composite ACT score of 22 (excludes writing score in both instances)
    • demonstrated financial need (www.fafsa.gov)
    • accepted by one of Arizona’s three state universities to reside on the main residential campus
    • demonstrated leadership and volunteer service
    • agree to participate in all aspects of the scholarship program...MUST be able to travel internationally
    • agree to live on campus during freshman and sophomore year
    • successfully complete summer bridge program in Flagstaff, AZ